World Service Update 30th March


  • Italy, high water levels in Venice affecting services
  • Norway, heavy snow and bad weather conditions, service delays expected
  • The Netherlands, due to major power outage in Amsterdam, service delays are expected

Asia Pacific

  • Bangladesh, due to political protests and general strikes in all major cities, service delays expected
  • Vanuatu, due to a tropical cyclone, situation is improving and being monitored
  • Indonesia, due to temporary closure of Surabaya Airport, service delays expected
  • Hanoi, due to IPU conferences from 27 Mar – 1 Apr, service delays expected


  • Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, due to Ebola, service delays expected

Middle East

  • Iraq, due to heightened security measures, Erbil Airport has suspended operations until further notice – Baghdad & Basra are operating as normal with some service delays to be expected.
  • Yemen, due to closure of Sana’a International Airport, service delays expected.
  • Saudi Arabia, due to air strikes on Yemen, five main airports are closed and no commercial flights are being operated


  • Chile, service delays expected due to heavy flooding in Atacama region